Streaming options available for Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Experts will speak on a range of topics that identify ways to better protect the children of Pennsylvania at Penn State’s Second Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 25 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. Two opportunities for public viewing of scheduled sessions will be available during the conference.

Live-Streaming Event at the HUB
The conference will be streamed live in the HUB Auditorium at the University Park campus on the day of the event. Those in the auditorium can join in and watch the speakers and panel discussions at any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.; there will be scheduled breaks between talks. The streaming event will be moderated from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Human Development and Family Studies Professor Sarah Kollat, who will be in the auditorium to answer questions and moderate discussion.

Live-Streaming Online
The conference’s live stream will also be available on the Internet at www.wpsu.org/live during the event.

The discussion at the Second Annual Conference on Child Protection and Well-Being will set the foundation to build multidisciplinary investigative teams and child advocacy centers, and connect them to enhance collaboration throughout the state.

The conference will feature keynote speaker Teresa Huizar, executive director of the National Children’s Alliance. Speakers and panelists include district attorneys, children and youth service administrators, law enforcement officials and Penn State faculty.

For individuals not in attendance, there are two options to hear the speakers streamed live, hosted by Penn State Outreach and the University’s Network on Child Protection and Well-Being.

More information about the conference is available online and at http://protectchildren.psu.edu/.

Last Updated September 30, 2013